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Archived News — October 2006

Mechanical Engineering Students Build Pumpkin-Launching Machines
October 31, 2006
The Cullen College of Engineering student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers hosted its first-annual “Pumpkin Chunkin” contest on Oct. 27. The Halloween-...
Biomedical engineering student Holley Love conducted research with Associate Professor Stanley Kleis through the university’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Her project involved the creation of a new cell culture tool to be used in experiments in space. Photo provided by the UH Office of Undergraduate Research. Engineering Well Represented at Undergraduate Research Day
October 30, 2006
Students from the Cullen College of Engineering gave poster presentations outlining the research they conducted over the summer during the University of Houston’s recent...
UH Researcher Developing New Type of Magnetic Field Sensor
October 26, 2006
Stanko Brankovic, assistant professor of electrical & computer engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, has won a grant worth up to $1.6...
College Delegation to Explore Collaborations with Indian Universities
October 26, 2006
A delegation from the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering will travel to India next month to explore the possibility of establishing collaborative relationships...
The newly renovated biomedical engineering laboratory includes over $600,000 worth of equipment moved from the Connective Tissue Physiology Laboratory for students and professors to conduct advanced research in the field. Photo by Todd Spoth. Mechanical Engineering Renovates Biomedical Lab
October 24, 2006
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has nearly completed the renovation of its Biomedical Engineering Core Research...
Homecoming Hosted by Engineering Alumni Association Nov. 4
October 18, 2006
UH Engineering Dean Raymond Flumerfelt and Engineering Alumni Association President Tom Sofka invite all Cullen College of Engineering faculty, staff, students, alumni and their...
Engineering students (from left) Maebeth Stiglet, Tomica Henson, Brandy Jones and Vinita Kapoor attempt a problem-solving exercise at the WELCOME Retreat last month. Photo provided by WELCOME. WELCOME Retreat a Huge Success
October 12, 2006
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering held its first annual Women-in-Engineering Retreat last month. A total of 35 students, about ten percent of the...
PROMES program manager, John Matthews, chats with a group of Wheatley High School students at the Step Forward kick-off event held at UH on Sept. 29. Students joined their mentors for an afternoon of math contests and challenges.  Photo provided by Kathy Zerda. College Launches "Step Forward" Program for High School Students
October 10, 2006
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering has won a grant to help prepare high school students for academic...
Alum Publishes Textbook for Civil Engineering Students
October 9, 2006
University of Houston Cullen College alumnus Harry O. Ward (BSCE 1984) has written a textbook offering instruction in one of the newest tools available to civil engineers. The...
The Discoverer Enterprise was first ultra deep-water ship equipped with the dual-activity drilling system. The system, which significantly cuts the time required to conduct deep-water operations, was co-invented by Cullen College alumnus Bob Herrmann (BSME 1972, MSME 1973). Image supplied by Bob Herrmann. UH Alum Recognized for Offshore Drilling Development
October 4, 2006
An invention patented by Bob Herrmann, a graduate of the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, was named one of the 50 most important developments in the history of...